Category: Borrowing

Could Zopa move into P2B lending ?

July 2nd, 2012
In Zopa's weekly email they asked an interesting question: Zopa savers currently lend money to individuals. If Zopa also allowed small businesses to apply for loans, would you be interested in lending to them? As per individual loans, we would conduc… more »

Cashback still available

June 26th, 2012
Cashback offers are still running on Zopa, Funding Circle and RateSetter for new lenders and borrowers.  These range from £10 for lending a mere £100 on RateSetter to £250 for borrowing a £100k on Funding Circle. These offers (subject to terms and cond… more »

Zopa and RateSetter in "Most Trusted Loan Provider"

June 22nd, 2012
Zopa and RateSetter take first and second place in the Moneywise customer service awards for "Most Trusted Loan Provider". Zopa has now won the award for three years in a row, and RateSetter received the "Highly Commended" second place. The contenders… more » makes first loans

June 18th, 2012
The first two borrowing requests on have reached 100% and these will put the company straight into #6 in the P2P ranking by loan size in the UK.  These requests were helped through with institutional finance.  All lenders on these two loans… more »

YES-secure celebrates its second birthday

June 17th, 2012
YES-secure celebrates its second birthday.  Many happy returns to YES-secure / Encash and their lenders and borrowers.  Over the last two years YES-secure have facilitated £518,670 in loans (using their figures from today) and lenders have experienced b… more »